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UNC North Carolina Biographies

A collection of biographical materials contributed by the North Carolina Collection of Wilson Special Collections Library (University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).

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TOPIC
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 35
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820 23
Presidents 20
Frontier and pioneer life 16
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618 15
Clergy 12
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 10
Henry, O., 1862-1910 9
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792 9
Creek War, 1813-1814 5
Legislators 5
New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815 5
Politicians 5
Educators 4
Generals 4
Lawyers 4
MacDonald, Flora, 1722-1790 4
Pioneers 4
United States. Navy 4
Authors, American 3
Baptists 3
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858 3
Impeachments 3
Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 3
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 3
University of North Carolina (1793-1962) 3
Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894 3
Women 3
Adventure and adventurers 2
American loyalists 2
American wit and humor 2
Baptist State Convention of North Carolina 2
Carson, Kit, 1809-1868 2
Circuit riders 2
Compton, Lucius B. (Lucius Bunyan), 1875-1948 2
Confederate States of America. Army 2
Cotton manufacture 2
Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836 2
Education 2
Episcopal Church 2
French 2
Governors 2
Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
Judges 2
Kerner, Robah Bascom, 1859-1893 2
King, William R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Lutheran Church 2
Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849 2
Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861 2
Mayors 2
Methodist Episcopal Church, South 2
Missionaries 2
Moravians 2
Plantation life 2
Poets, American 2
Scots-Irish 2
Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818 2
Society of Friends 2
Statesmen 2
Teach, Edward, d. 1718 2
Vice-Presidents 2
Wake Forest College 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
African American businesspeople 1
African American clergy 1
African Americans 1
Alabama (Screw sloop) 1
Alabama claims 1
Albemarle (Confederate ironclad) 1
Alcoholics 1
Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931 1
Ambassadors 1
American essays 1
American literature 1
Ancient Order of United Workmen 1
Anderson, Micajah 1
Appalachians (People) 1
Arnett, Thomas, 1791-1877 1
Asheville (N.C.) -- Biography 1
Atkinson, Frances Antoinette Bridges, 1876-1906 1
Authors 1
Authorship 1
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 1
Bank of the United States (1816-1836) 1
Battle family 1
Battle, Amos Johnston, 1805-1870 1
Battle, Jesse Mercer, b. 1850 1
Battle, Margaret Hearne Parker, d. 1887 1
Benton Statue (Washington, D.C.) 1
Blair Statue (Washington, D.C.) 1
Blair, Frank P. (Frank Preston), 1821-1875 1
Blind 1
Bliss, Franklin Samuel, 1828-1873 1
Blount, William, 1749-1800 1
Boarding School for Female Education in Salem (Salem, Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1
Boner, John Henry, 1845-1903 1
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941 1
Botany 1
Branson, William Henry, 1860-1899 1
Brown, Henry Alfred, 1846-1929 1
Bryan, Henry Ravenscroft, 1836-1919 1
Bryan, Mary Norcott, 1841-1925 1
Buccaneers 1
Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 1
Caldwell, David, 1725-1824 1
Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835 1
Caldwell, Robert Ernest, 1858-1904 1
Callender, James Thomson, 1758-1803 1
Cane Ridge Revival (1801 : Bourbon County, Ky.) 1
Cherokee Indians 1
Christian, Julia Jackson, 1862-1889 1
Christmas 1
Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896 1
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818 1
Coburn family 1
Coburn, A. L., b. 1849 1
Coffin family 1
Coffin, Addison, 1822-1897 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Coffin, Tristram, 1605-1681 1
College presidents 1
College students 1
College teachers 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 26th 1
Cotten, Bruce 1
Cox, Fanny Augusta Lyman, 1849-1885 1
Craven, B. (Braxton), 1822-1882 1
Creath, Jacob, 1777-1854 1
Creath, Jacob, 1799-1886 1
Criticism 1
Cumberland Presbyterian Church 1
Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872 1
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 1
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 1
Davis, George, 1820-1896 1
Davis, Thomas F. (Thomas Frederick), 1804-1871 1
Democratic Party (Mass.) 1
Democratic Party (N.C.) 1
Dickson, James H. (James Henderson), 1806-1862 1
Dixon, A. (Archibald), 1802-1876 1
Dixon, Thomas, 1864-1946 1
Donnell, George, 1801-1845 1
Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878 1
Duyckinck, George L 1
Editors 1
Eliot, John Ghost 1
English essays 1
Eulogies 1
Evangelists 1
Evangelists -- North Carolina 1
Explorers 1
Fanning, David, 1756?-1825 1
Fesperman, Joseph Hamilton 1
Fox, Alfred J., 1817-1884 1
Free blacks 1
Friends of Andrew Jackson 1
Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841 1
Gales, Joseph, 1786-1860 1
Gardner, Oliver Max, 1882-1947 1
General Surgery 1
Goelet, Augustin H 1
Green, Duff, 1791-1875 1
Green, John Patterson, b. 1845 1
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 1
Grimes, Bryan, 1828-1880 1
Hall family 1
Hall, James, 1744-1826 1
Harvard University 1
Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866 1
Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886 1
Hentz, Caroline Lee, 1800-1856 1
Hermitage (Hermitage, Tenn.) 1
Holden, W. W. (William Woods), 1818-1892 1
Hudson, Henry, d. 1611 1
Huguenots 1
Hunting 1
Indians of North America 1
Johnston, Joseph Forney, 1843-1913 1
Jordan, Francis Marion, 1830-1924 1
Kearsarge (Sloop) 1
Keckley, Elizabeth, ca. 1818-1907 1
Keith, Bennie F 1
Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836 1
Kilgo, John Carlisle, 1861-1922 1
King, Cardenio Flournoy, b. 1867 1
Ladies' Hermitage Association 1
Landscape painting 1
Lanier, J. F. D. (James Franklin Doughty), 1800-1881 1
Lawrence Scientific School 1
Lawson, Thomas William, 1857-1925 1
Lenoir, Walter W 1
Lewis, Cornelia Viola Battle, 1857-1886 1
Life 1
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 1
Lindley's Mill, Battle of, N.C., 1781 1
Louisburg College 1
Love, David, fl. 1750-1798 1
Love, James Lee, 1860-1950 1
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UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Henry, O., 1862-1910; Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924
11,949
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Introduction -- The duplicity of Hargraves -- Roads of destiny -- A retrieved reformation -- The brief debut of Tildy -- A lickpenny lover -- The pendulum -- Transients in Arcadia -- The roads we take -- The furnished room -- Makes the whole world kin -- Squaring the circle -- The cop and the anthem -- The making of a New Yorker -- A cosmpolite in a cafe -- Mammon and the archer -- An unfinished story -- The last leaf -- The gift of the Magi -- The handbook of hymen -- The trimmed lamp -- The...
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Short stories, American
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Dowd, Clement, 1832-1898; Vance, Robert B. (Robert Brank), 1828-1899; Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919; McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906
2,572
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Lectures, speeches, etc., by Z. B. Vance: p. 369-493
Topics: Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894, Governors, Legislators
"Privately printed."
Topics: Swift family, Swift, Thomas, d. 1675, Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Miner, William Harvey, 1877-1934; Dibdin Club
1,970
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0
Interleaved with blank pages
Topic: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Johnson, Mary Coffin, b. 1834; Coffin, Percival Brooks, 1865-1935, joint author
1,849
1
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Topics: Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916, Coffin, Tristram, 1605-1681, Coffin family
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fosdick, Lucian J. (Lucian John), b. 1849; Sevier, John, 1745-1815
1,471
0
0
Includes index
Topics: Huguenots, Huguenots, French, French
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Stephenson, Gilbert Thomas, 1884-1972
1,455
0
0
Topics: Brown, Henry Alfred, 1846-1929, Winston-Salem First Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Baptist...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
1,351
1
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On cover: Memoir of Julia Jackson Christian, daughter of "Stonewall Jackson."
Topic: Christian, Julia Jackson, 1862-1889
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Daly, Joseph Francis, 1840-1916
1,336
0
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Printed from the author's manuscript after his death
Topics: Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899, Theater, Theatrical managers
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924
1,311
0
0
Title within double line border
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Authors
Topics: Moore, James Daniel, 1846-1905, Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948
1,126
0
0
Topics: Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948, United States. Navy, United States. Navy Dept, World War, 1914-1918
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Maffitt, Emma Martin
1,121
0
0
Includes index
Topic: Maffitt, John Newland, 1819-1886
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
1,117
0
0
Mary Anna Jackson was a North Carolinian
Topics: Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863, Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915, Generals
Topic: Patton, Thomas Walton, 1841-1907
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Herring, Needham Bryan, b. 1839
1,057
0
0
Topics: Eliot, John Ghost, Teachers, Life
Topics: Love, James Lee, 1860-1950, Love, Julia Spencer, b. 1859, University of North Carolina (1793-1962),...
Topics: Tryon, William, 1729-1788, Governors
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wilkes, E. Alston; Kilgo, John Carlisle, 1861-1922
992
0
0
Includes correspondence with John C. Kilgo
Topics: Kilgo, John Carlisle, 1861-1922, Wilkes, E. Alston, Methodist Episcopal Church. South Carolina...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Doubleday, Page & Company
984
0
0
Includes indexes of Kipling's and O. Henry's books
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Henry, O., 1862-1910, Henry, O., 1862-1910, Publishers and publishing
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents, New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Warren, Edward, 1828-1893; Long, Dorothy, donor; Wilcox, Benson R., donor
969
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0
"In a series of Letters addressed to John Morris, M.D. of Baltimore, Md."
Topics: Warren, Edward, 1828-1893, Voyages and travels, Surgeons general (Military personnel), General...
Jackson's second wife, Mary Anna was a North Carolinian
Topics: Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863, Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Dibble, Roy F. (Roy Floyd), 1887-1929
931
0
0
Thesis (PH.D.)- Columbia University, 1921
Topics: Tourgée, Albion Winegar, 1838-1905, Tourgée, Albion Winegar, 1838-1905
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957; Firkins, Oscar W., 1864-1932. O. Henry
911
0
0
O. Henry / O.W. Firkins
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Henry, O., 1862-1910, American literature, American essays, English essays
Includes bibliographical references (p. xi-xii) and index
Topics: Winslow, John Ancrum, 1811-1873, Alabama (Screw sloop), Kearsarge (Sloop), United States. Navy
Topic: Waddell, Hugh, 1734?-1773
Bibliography: p. [164]-327
Topics: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
Address of Rev. F.H. Johnston, and Sketches by Rev. E.F. Rockwell
Topics: Hall, James, 1744-1826, Hall family, Presbyterian Church
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Murray, James, 1713-1781; Tiffany, Nina Moore; Lesley, Susan I. (Susan Inches), 1823-1904
830
0
0
On the Scottish border, 1713-1735 -- A pioneer planter in North Carolina, 1735-1763 -- Bits of family history, 1749-1773 -- A Tory in Revolutionary Boston, 1765-1778 -- In exile, 1776-1781
Topics: Murray, James, 1713-1781, Murray family
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913
825
0
0
Includes index
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wheeler, John H. (John Hill), 1806-1882
822
0
0
Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Spaight, Richard Dobbs, 1758-1802
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Groome, P. L; Thomas Bros
821
0
0
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Bruce, H. Addington (Henry Addington), b. 1874
816
0
0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Gulliver, Lucile, b. 1882
789
0
0
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Caruthers, E. W. (Eli Washington), 1793-1865; Craven, B. (Braxton), 1822-1882. Naomi Wise
783
1
0
The account of David Fanning is taken from a chapter in Caruthers' Revolutionary incidents; "Naomi Wise" is attributed to Braxton Craven
Topics: Fanning, David, 1756?-1825, Wise, Naomi, d. 1807, American loyalists, Cotton manufacture, Lindley's...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Coffin, Addison, 1822-1897; Doan, Ida Coffin
779
0
0
The closing chapter is by his daughter, Ida Coffin Doan
Topics: Coffin, Addison, 1822-1897, Society of Friends, Underground Railroad
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fagin, Nathan Bryllion, 1892-
770
2
0
Overture -- Action -- "O. Henryism" -- The moving pictures -- Verboten -- The artificial ending -- Form and substance -- Finale -- Effect
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Short story, Authorship
Added t.p
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Landscape painting, Painting
Topics: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, Presidents
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by North Carolina College for Women; Smith, William C. (William Cunningham), 1871-1943
742
0
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"Memorial volume prepared in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College and under the direction of the following committee of the faculty: William C. Smith, Viola Boddie, Mary Settle Sharpe."
Topics: McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906, Educators
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Reynolds, Robert Rice, 1884-1963; Broadway Publishing Co. pbl
736
0
0
Frontispiece and plates facing p. 12, 42, 54, 60, 72, 74 and 76
Topics: Reynolds, Robert Rice, 1884-1963, Gardner, Oliver Max, 1882-1947
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-392) and index
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
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by Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926
708
1
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The contents of this volume are based on a series of eight lectures delivered at the Lowell Institute, Boston, in the spring of 1903. cf. Pref
Topics: More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535, Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586, Raleigh, Walter, Sir,...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Goodwin, Maud Wilder, 1856-1935
708
0
0
Includes index
Topic: Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Dowd, Jerome, b. 1864; Duke University; Edwards and Broughton Company (Raleigh, N.C.)
707
0
0
Topics: Craven, B. (Braxton), 1822-1882, Trinity College (Randolph County, N.C.), Educators
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Brooks, Eugene C. (Eugene Clyde), 1871-1947; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
703
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0
Appendix: Selections from Woodrow Wilson's public addresses
Topic: Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
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by True, Charles K. (Charles Kittredge), 1809-1878
703
0
0
Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
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by Rodd, Rennell, 1858-1941
694
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0
Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
Introductory by J. H. Mills and C. E. Taylor
Topics: Jordan, Francis Marion, 1830-1924, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wesson, Wm. H. (William H.), b. 1813
682
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0
Topic: Wesson, Wm. H. (William H.), b. 1813
Page 93, advertising matter
Topic: Price, Thomas Frederick, 1860-1919
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Buell, Augustus C., 1847-1904
662
0
0
Bibliography: v. 2, p. 355-359
Topics: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, United States. Navy
Poems and prose. Includes [6] p. of advertisements for Sloan's Atlanta School of Telegraphy at end
Topic: Sloan, Dave U
Ch. 4, 5, 20, 24, and 29 have North Carolina content
Topics: Purdie, Samuel A. (Samuel Alexander), 1843-1897, Society of Friends, Missionaries
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902
638
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The careers of Peter the Great, Peter Francis, Bartholomy Portuges, John Esquemeling, Roc the Brazilian, L'Olennois the Cruel, Henry Morgan, Raveneau de Luman, Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet, Richard Worley, Mary Reed Anne Bonny, Edward Low, Lafitte, Captain Kidd
Topics: Teach, Edward, d. 1718, Pirates, Pirates, Buccaneers
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Macdonald, James Alexander, 1862-1923; Flora Macdonald College (Red Springs, N.C.)
631
0
0
"The Flora Macdonald college": p.25-30
Topic: MacDonald, Flora, 1722-1790
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Hendrick, Burton Jesse, 1870-1949; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918. Correspondence
630
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Plates and portraits printed on both sides
Topic: Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Hough, Emerson, 1857-1923; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909, ill
630
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0
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836, Carson, Kit, 1809-1868, Frontier and pioneer...
P. 391-464: The hunters of Kentucky: Simon Kenton -- Jo Daviess -- Bland Ballard -- John Hardin -- Benjamin Logan -- William Russell -- Silas Harlan
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
Includes index
Topics: Green, John Patterson, b. 1845, African Americans
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by McCormac, Eugene Irving, 1872-1943
618
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0
Bibliography: p. [726]-731
Topic: Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849
Topic: Ancient Order of United Workmen
"Dr. Yates...in 1880-81...published in the Biblical recorder (Raleigh, N. C.) a series of letters entitled, 'Reminiscences of a long missionary life'. These, as well as extracts from his personal and official correspondence, constitute the main body of this volume."--Pref
Topics: Yates, M. T. (Matthew Tyson), 1819-1888, Yates, M. T. (Matthew Tyson), 1819-1888, Baptists, Missions
Topics: Posey, Humphrey, 1780-1846, Clergy, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Hermitage (Hermitage, Tenn.), Ladies'...
"Alta edition"--Cover
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836, Wetzel, Lewis, 1763-1808, Frontier and pioneer...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Hentz, Caroline Lee, 1800-1856
596
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Publisher's advertisements (2 p.) at front and (20 p.) at back
Topics: Hentz, Caroline Lee, 1800-1856, Plantation life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946; Schuyler, Remington, 1884-1955
595
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
Chapters 8-10 deal with his life in Lenoir, N.C
Topics: Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, 1823-1909, Painters
Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
"Together with valuable scientific treatises and articles relating to ovariotomy, and sketches of lives of eminent members of the medical profession in America"
Topics: McDowell, Ephraim, 1771-1830, Goelet, Augustin H, Ovariotomy, Surgeons, Surgeons
Preface signed: S. [i.e. Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith]
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Creek War, 1813-1814
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Bogart, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1888
555
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"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854"--verso of t.p
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Pioneers, Frontier and pioneer life